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News and information about the Friargate area of Preston, Lancashire. Friargate is a key corridor between the city centre and the university campus, home to many shops and a growing amount of student flats.

Korean BBQ restaurant comes to Preston

Azuma on Friargate. Pic: Tony Worrall Azuma on Friargate. Pic: Tony Worrall Korean BBQ is the latest cuisine to join the worldwide flavours available in Friargate. Azuma is a Cantonese restaurant serving up Szechaun dishes from […]

2 years ago
This could soon be Preston’s second-tallest building

One of the balconies at the new Lofthaus flats How the new student skyscraper could look Preston’s city skyline could soon include a major new addition – with its second-tallest building. A 20-storey block of student flats could be […]

2 years ago
Dog and Partridge pub is reopening under new landlord

The Dog and Partridge had closed temporarily while a new owner was found Pic: 70023venus2009 The Dog and Partridge had closed temporarily while a new owner was found Pic: 70023venus2009 An iconic Friargate pub is to reopen its doors as a new landlord has taken […]

2 years ago
Take a look inside the new Placebo Bar

The new Placebo Bar and Club. Pic: Kyle Mcloughlin Placebo Bar and Club officially opened in place of the former Macs Bar earlier last month. With new management, a new […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement A famous Preston pub is closing its doors

Inside the refurbished Dog and Partridge Inside the refurbished Dog and Partridge One of Preston’s famous pubs is closing its doors for good. The Dog and Partridge in Friargate, owned by Pub Punch company, will not […]

2 years ago
Unsafe building demolished close to Adelphi roundabout

The building is now rubble Pic: Tony Worrall The building is now rubble Pic: Tony Worrall A former gas training centre has been demolished near Preston’s university campus. The building on the corner of Moor Lane, Adelphi roundabout […]

2 years ago
A famous Preston pub needs a new landlord or landlady

Inside the refurbished Dog and Partridge Inside the refurbished Dog and Partridge One of Preston’s most famous pubs is seeking a new face behind the bar. The Dog and Partridge in Friargate, which has recently undergone […]

3 years ago
Swap shop vintage event coming to Preston city centre

One of the cry baby tee clothing range on display in the Harris One of the cry baby tee clothing range on display in the Harris A clothing swap shop is coming to a cafe in Preston city centre. Town House Coffee is […]

3 years ago
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